Shih Chieh Huang Watch: This Artist Transformed Trash Into Robotic Sea Creatures Mar 24, 2019

Plastic waste is polluting oceans worldwide, harming marine lifeand underwater habitats. But one artist is transforming trash, including plastic bags, computer parts, and old toys, into beautiful, “living” sea creatures.

Shih Chieh Huang is known for his immersive installations that use light, sound, and electronic machinery. His new one-man exhibition at New York City’s Ronald Feldman Gallery showcases motorized sculptures, in the form of delicate tentacles fabricated from plastic bags, that light up and change colors as they inflate and deflate, seemingly to take on a life of their own.

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